10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Thessaloniki
— 1 night
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, then steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, and finally make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki vacation planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Thessaloniki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Thessaloniki is minus 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October; daily highs in Thessaloniki reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Side Trip

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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

1
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Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Thessaloniki in October since evenings lows in Kalambaka dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Athens in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in October, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

2
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Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fira trip builder app.

Getting from Heraklion to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In October in Fira, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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